Youth Frontiers - The Character Challenge
Fall 2015 and beyond...
As the Secondary School transitions to a new principal, the efforts of teachers will carry on into the future. Meaningful, thought-provoking, collaborative work has been undertaken which will be lasting during this transition. Major emphasis during the upcoming year will still revolve around:
- Competency Based Education
- Student-Teacher Relationships
- Connections to Business and Industry
- Summer of Listening/Listening Posts - COMPLETED
- Early Out Wednesday Revised Schedule - COMPLETED
- Trial Instruction Areas (PBL, Flipped, Exponential, etc) - COMPLETED
- Student Led Conferences - COMPLETED
- Credit Recovery Plans - COMPLETED
- Grading Philosophies/Practices - COMPLETED
- Writing Competencies/“I Can” Statements - NEARING COMPLETION
- 21st Century Cadet Skills (Over arching Graduate Skills ) - COMPLETED
- Develop Rubrics – AIW Format
- End of Spring 2015 PD Day
- Competency Recovery Plans
- Students, teachers, and parents will work together to target areas of future growth to attain a specific skill.
- Athletic Eligibility
- Homeroom each day
- Committee of Teachers to Establish Curriculum
- Completion of Competencies
- Completion of Rubrics
- Site Council
- Restorative Justice
- Competencies in Place
- Grades 7/8 in 2016-2017
- Different Reporting Method
- Report Card and Transcripts
- Grade Status
- Defined as 2 years to complete JH competencies
- Year 1,2,3,4 in HS - 4 years to complete HS competencies
- Advancing Upon Proficiency
- Student who shows proficiency in course competencies before the halfway point of the course can enter a new course with teacher discretion.
- Student who shows proficiency in course competencies beyond the halfway point of a course can not enter a new course or teacher discretion.
- Student who shows proficiency in course competencies before the halfway point of the course can work on Competency Recovery Plans (CRP) from other courses. Agreements should be made between teachers.